Luka Modrić Extends Real Madrid Contract until 2023!

June 8, 2022 - Luka Modrić has officially extended his Real Madrid contract until 2023, meaning the Croatian footballer will play with the Spanish club until he is 37 years old. 

Real Madrid has officially announced that the Croatia captain and star Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modrić has signed a new contract with the 'Royal' club until June 2023.

"I am happy and proud to continue wearing the Real Madrid jersey for at least another year. I want to keep giving everything I can to the club. I am proud to wear this jersey. Thank you for your support and love. Hala Madrid," said Luka during the signing and added:

"I am very happy to be able to continue playing for the best club in the world. It has been 10 years since I came here, and I continue with the same desire as on the first day."

Many predicted Modrić's departure from Real Madrid. Manchester City was mentioned and even the potential of playing in the USA. Fortunately, the Croatian footballer has at least another year left in him to play for the biggest club in the world. 

Modrić has been playing for Real Madrid since August 2012, when he was transferred from Tottenham Hotspur. The #10 midfielder has won 20 trophies with Real Madrid, five of which are the Champions League.

Modrić left the Croatia national team camp in Split yesterday and arrived in Madrid for today's ceremony. After signing the contract, he immediately flew to Split where he continued preparations for the matches against Denmark and France.

The Croatia national team player has collected 436 appearances for Real Madrid to date, with 31 goals and 73 assists.

During his time at Real Madrid, he became the best footballer in the world in 2018 and won all of the individual awards that a footballer can win. 

Real Madrid won the Champions League, the Spanish Championship (La Liga), and the Super Cup this year.

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